New “Pulp Fiction” Hanksy Arrives on Stanton

Posted on: January 11th, 2012 at 6:29 am by

And wouldn’t you know it.  Just outside Arlene’s Grocery on Stanton Street is the latest Hanksy wheat-paste concoction, timed perfectly to coincide with his gallery exhibition at the end of the week. The new piece is at once an appropriated appropriation – stealing Banksy’s banana-fied take on Pulp Fiction and infusing it with the token Tom Hanks treatment.

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Channeling the cinematic Angels and Demons as inspiration, the actor himself has become both the good and bad angel sitting atop the proverbial shoulders of the Lower East Side. Perhaps demonic Tom Hanks can scare away the influx of new liquor licenses in the area…

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As previously reported, the Krause Gallery around the corner at 149 Orchard Street is hosting the Hanksy exhibit through the end of January.

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